Raising awareness of dysphagia among healthcare professionals
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Raising awareness of dysphagia among healthcare professionals

Christian Duffin Freelance writer

Speech and language therapists are helping to keep people safe by ensuring that eating and swallowing difficulties are managed properly. Christian Duffin reports

Many people with learning disabilities and complex needs have swallowing difficulties that can be potentially dangerous if they are not given appropriate food and drink. Speech and language therapists are helping keep them safe by training health and social care staff and carers in the management of dysphagia and other eating and drinking problems.

Learning Disability Practice. 13, 4,21-24. doi: 10.7748/ldp2010.05.13.4.21.c7759

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